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Snoop Dogg eyes hot dog brand called ‘Snoop Doggs’

Snoop Dogg eyes hot dog brand called ‘Snoop Doggs’

mcclatchyJanuary 18, 2022

By Karu F. Daniels, New York Daily News Snoop Dogg, already famous for sipping on “gin and juice” and smoking cannabis, is getting into the junk food game. The hip…

Why do you get the munchies?

Why do you get the munchies?

Canadian Evergreen StaffDecember 27, 2021

Upon finishing off the last of your joint and turning on your favourite show, you suddenly find yourself hungry… But you’ve already eaten, you think, puzzled. Then you remember the…

Where does the word munchies come from?

Where does the word munchies come from?

Canadian Evergreen StaffDecember 23, 2021

It’s the ultimate stoner question: where does the word munchies come from? And why does weed give you the munchies? Most sources agree that North Americans started using the term…

Cannabis company Tilray buys Breckenridge Distillery in move to grow U.S. business

Cannabis company Tilray buys Breckenridge Distillery in move to grow U.S. business

The Canadian PressDecember 10, 2021

Canadian cannabis company Tilray Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy Breckenridge Distillery, a Colorado-based producer of whiskey and other spirits. Financial terms of the agreement were not…

Thai chain’s cannabis pizza: trendy but without the high

Thai chain’s cannabis pizza: trendy but without the high

Associated PressNovember 26, 2021

One of Thailand’s major fast food chains has been promoting its “Crazy Happy Pizza” this month, an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf. It’s legal but won’t get you…

Survey finds 48 per cent of Canadians are open to trying functional mushrooms

Survey finds 48 per cent of Canadians are open to trying functional mushrooms

Canadian Evergreen StaffOctober 28, 2021

There are lots of reasons to consider consuming more mushrooms, and not all of them are psychedelic. Functional mushrooms is the term given to fungi that offer health benefits, from…

With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

Tyson WhitneyDecember 21, 2021

Ah, Christmas season. One of my favourite things about the month of December is having a large glass of “eggnog” and munching on some sugar cookies while watching classic Christmas…

How to Use Cannabis: A Beginners Guide

How to Use Cannabis: A Beginners Guide

Canadian Evergreen StaffDecember 4, 2021

By Shannon Chiarenza When you’re new to cannabis it can be overwhelming figuring out what product to buy and how much you should take. However once you know the basics…

Cannabis: Nature’s aphrodisiac for women

Cannabis: Nature’s aphrodisiac for women

Canadian Evergreen StaffNovember 28, 2021

By Shannon Chiarenza Cannabis may be the best thing that’s ever happened to a woman’s sex life. For women experiencing low libido, pain or difficulty achieving an orgasm, it can…

The cosmos beckons for Snoopy onscreen and in real life

The cosmos beckons for Snoopy onscreen and in real life

Associated PressNovember 20, 2021

A new rocket designed to launch humans to the moon, Mars and beyond will launch next year from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On board, will be a familiar fuzzy…

Holiday campaigns start at BC government liquor + cannabis stores

Holiday campaigns start at BC government liquor + cannabis stores

Black Press Media StaffNovember 13, 2021

BC Liquor Stores are kicking off the holiday season and “boosting spirits” with three new initiatives. BCL is launching their seasonal food bank fundraising campaign, Share-a-Bear program, and a premium…

Seasonally inspired edibles get a peppermint twist

Seasonally inspired edibles get a peppermint twist

Canadian Evergreen StaffNovember 13, 2021

Your favourite holiday flavours just got a lot more fun. Canadian companies Aurora Cannabis and Valens have joined forces to manufacture a new seasonal offering in the mint category. Launching…

West Hollywood wants to become the Amsterdam of the far West. Jay-Z seems to approve

West Hollywood wants to become the Amsterdam of the far West. Jay-Z seems to approve

mcclatchyDecember 9, 2021

By Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times During the days of Prohibition, West Hollywood hosted speakeasy bars and gambling joints. During the rock revolution of the 1960s, the nightclubs on the…

Vancouver sets the season a-sparkle!

Vancouver sets the season a-sparkle!

Jennifer BlythNovember 20, 2021

From tree-top walks to glittering holiday markets, there’s no shortage of ways to trip the light fantastic in Vancouver this holiday season. Here’s a look at what’s on the calendar…

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Associated PressSeptember 21, 2020

HONG KONG — Cannabis may be illegal in Hong Kong, but a new cafe is offering a range of food and drinks that contain parts of the cannabis plant without…

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Canadian Evergreen StaffSeptember 17, 2020

Travellers looking for a unique kind of trip can now take a cannabis tour in the comfort of a tour van while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Kananaskis Country and…

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

The Canadian PressSeptember 14, 2020

There are going to be new source of northern lights if Iqualuit city council get its way and the northern territory gets its first retail cannabis store. Iqaluit city council…

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

By Lucas Daprile The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — Top University of South Carolina researchers think the chemical in marijuana that induces a “high” may be effective in treating a potentially…